2013 Novelties

Ballon Bleu watch, flying tourbillon, 2nd time zone

Manual, pink gold, leather

REF: W6920045

The Ballon Bleu de Cartier Flying Tourbillon 2nd time zone offers an original combination of two complications: the flying tourbillon and the double time zone with jumping hours. Its regulator-type display with a central minute hand and two counters makes it quick and simple to read the time two time zones. While it is an authentic traveler's watch, the features of the Ballon Bleu makes it appealing to all lovers of Fine Watchmaking who can peer through the openwork dial to admire the finish of this movement 9456MC certified with the “Poinçon de Genève.”
Hallmark of Geneva.

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Flying tourbillon complications, with the tourbillon carriage in the form of a C, and 2 jumping hour time zones. Case in 18K pink gold, fluted crown in 18K pink gold, set with a sapphire cabochon. Sapphire crystal, openwork grid dial satin-brushed with sunray finish, black transferred Roman and Arabic numerals. Sword-shaped hands in blued steel Brown alligator-skin strap, double adjustable deployant buckle in 18K pink gold. Water-resistant to 30 meters (3 bar). Workshop-crafted mechanical movement with manual winding, certified with the “Poinçon de Genève”*, caliber 9456 MC, with 304 parts including 44 jewels.
Movement diameter: 24.5 mm, movement thickness: 6.75 mm, balance: 21,600 vibrations/hour, power reserve: approx. 50 hours.
Case dimensions: 46.40 mm diameter, 13.8 mm thickness.
*Hallmark of Geneva.